Category Archives: Luke

August 18: Contentment in Christ

Read Luke 22:35 In Luke 22:35, “Jesus asked [his disciples], ‘When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?’ ‘Nothing,’ they answered.” We need to remember that in Jesus we lack nothing. We have everything we need to … Continue reading

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August 10: How Pride Leads to Deception

Read Luke 20:19-26 Shame and guilt color my memories of our conversation. He’d asked a question and I answered with untruth. I’d been trying to protect my reputation, and just like that, my integrity was gone. I know both sides … Continue reading

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July 13: Wait, I’m supposed to hate my parents?

Read Luke 14:25-35 Hate is a strong word.  We’ve heard it a lot in the news the last few years.  No matter what side you’re on or what the issue is, hate is heavy.  I think we can all agree … Continue reading

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June 28: God the Father

Read Luke 15:11-31 This week we are digging deeper into the names of God and He is often referred to as “Abba” or the Father. My heart always smiles at this, because there is such intimacy related in this role, … Continue reading

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June 21: The god of Success

Read Luke 18:18-29 By many accounts, the teachings of Christ in today’s passage seem irrational. The completely selfless proposition of forsaking everything we own to benefit others is counterculture. Thoughts that would generally populate our minds (at least mine at … Continue reading

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April 16: Following Jesus and Bigger Barns

Read Luke 12:13-21 Following Jesus…What is it really? This “bigger barns” story certainly gives us some good insights about what it is not. In short, it is not equivalent to many of the values that are ingrained in our minds … Continue reading

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April 13: Following and Vulnerability

Read Luke 10:25-37 If you have been reading along with us in the current series, the lawyer’s question in verse 25 may sound familiar: “What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” It is akin to the rich man’s question … Continue reading

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